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and pepco says all our customers affected by sandy now have power. 9news was the only outside crew invited when the energy secretary, steven chiu came out to thank them for their efforts during the super storm sandy. that storm knocked out power to 45,000 customers. far fewer than the other utility companies. >>> but it may be nearly two weeks more before the power is fully restored in new york city. and today, there is some limited subway service for the first time since the storm. the major routes to the cities are being limited to the cities carrying three or more people. >> and we didn't think that it was going to be this bad, but honestly, i'm glad that we were here so we could start cleaning it out. >> and in new jersey, nearly 2 million people are still in the dark. that's almost 25% of the state's entire population. in hoboken, thousands are stranded as the flood waters simply have no place to go. on top of all that, drivers in both new york and new jersey are waiting hours on end to gas up their vehicles. that's if they can even find a station that's open. bruce johnson reports fr
. >>> on to superstorm sandy where new york city has now canceled the marathon. that's one of the biggest sporting events of the year but at least 41 new yorkers died in the super symptoms, and nearly half of them on statten island. hundreds need food and water, and they say help just isn't coming fast enough. >> reporter: the new york city marathon is the latest victim of superstorm sandy. the city canceled after public backlash. some complained the marathon would take police away from areas still recovering from the storm. the mayor issued a statement saying we cannot allow controversy over an athletic event to distract attention away from the critically important work that is being done to recover from the storm. many of those affect agreed. >> life changes. you can't -- sometimes you've got to cancel things. there was no halloween. >> reporter: sandy's force is very visible on steapt island where the marathon was supposed to start. in gray kills harbor, boats are piled on top of each other. homes are boarded up, some with signs begging for help. >> we've been completely devastated. >> reporter: hundr
. a tree crashed into his home during superstorm sandy forcing out him and his family and he's hoping what he's learning trying to rebuild will help others. >> reporter: i'm learning a lot about how to come back after a huge tree nearly destroyed my home and i'm hoping what i've learned is going to help some other people. a week ago i lived in a forest of tulip poplars, but all around the neighborhood now the chainsaws are buzzing, the cranes are lifting the logs out of people's backyards. my neighbors are all scared that what happened to me might happen to them. so they're taking out this tree now. later in the afternoon this one will come down. luckily my wife had decided to ride out the storm down in the basement because this was my bedroom. this crisis has convinced me that my friends and neighbors are the best ever. they helped me move into this house just a few blocks away. my wife and my kids and i are all thinking that this sunroom is going to be a really nice place to spend the winter. in bethesda, bruce leshan, 9 news now. >> we will keep checking in with bruce as he rebuilts hi
coming phenomenon victims of superstorm sandy. driver -- for the victims of superstorm sandy. drivers in new york city now have to deal with the rationing of gasoline. motorists are allowed to fill up on alternate days depending on whether the last didn't of their license plate ends in an odd or even number. sandy cut power to filling stations make aring for a mess and a difficult -- making for a mess and a difficult time gassing up. >>> we'll start with temperatures tonight, high managed to climb to 58, still a little below our average of 61, but not bad, not as much wind today. now we're looking at 40s, a 39 in frederick, 47 downtown, 43 in gaithersburg, 41 in manassas and 46 in leesburg. so temps are going to fall but not like a stone tonight. temps will be in the 30s overnight. now satellite picture radar combined, we have clear skies, clouds back into the great lakes. they will stay north of us tonight and most of tomorrow. so clearand chilly tonight, maybe a one blanket night, lows 34 to 44. we'll come back, talk about a storm in the rockies and what that means to our weekend fo
on campaign 2012. >>> on now to the continuing aftermath of super storm sandy. where victims in the heavily damaged parts in the northeast are keeping their eyes on the storm. a week after sandy, more than a million people in new york and new jersey are still in the dark tonight. there are gas shortages, mass transit problems and gridlocked traffic and the residents are just trying to get on with their lives. at least 110 people have died. and 40,000 in new york city are now homeless all as a result of sandy. >> meantime folks right here are continuing their part to help victims of the hurricane. in virginia, hundreds of aol employees loaded up an 18 wheeler with food, water and other socials. and fairfax, virginia, about 150 volunteers were putting together 10,000 ready to eat meals. >> i really believe that, you know, bringing the community together like this, we can change the world with little acts of generosity like this. >> the meals from that food drive will soon be sent to the salvation army in new york. >>> now we're talking redskins. if you thought these first 9 weeks were rough,
. certainly we'll see winds later tonight and tomorrow, but just like sandy we are very lucky in terms of where we are as opposed to being in new jersey or new york. we have a live shot for you. it's snowing to beat the band up in new york at rockaway. we're looking at several inches by the water, but you move inland, there's 3, 4 inches on the ground in northern new jersey, interior connecticut anwe have a live shot of manhattan. it's snowing in new york, wind gust of 35 in laguardia and a wind gust of 43 in islip, nothing like what we saw with the superstorm, but wow, this is really insult to injury. in terms of not having heat or electricity, this is not what you want. you can see the snow in all of new york, connecticut and new jersey, a little mix showing up on the dell marv. we just have rain. we'll -- delmarva. we just have rain. that may mix with or change to snow briefly late tonight before everything pulls away, winds gusting to 26 miles per hour in annapolis. we could see winds gusting 25 to 30 miles per hour both tonight and tomorrow for us. so light rain or snow east tonig
will also face manslaughter charges. >>> victims of super storm sandy are hoping president obama's visit to new york city today will help spark some progress in the rebuild. the president got a first-hand look at the damage in places like staten island, where some frustrated residence say they need fema to act faster. the agency has about $8 billion available, and they are expected to ask congress for even more. >>> and topper is out on the weather terrace with a look at our forecast. top, it's a cool night. >> it is a cool night. i have added a sprinkle to the forecast south and east of town. not a huge deal. let's start with temperatures. the clouds are doing us a favor keeping temps up somewhat. 47 downtown, 47 at gaithersburg. 43 in leesburg and manassas and 36 up in frederick. satellite picture of the radar combined. watch this precipitation down through richmond, trying to take a turn to the north. most of it will go out to sea tonight and we will have a nice day tomorrow. but right now we're going to say a slight chance of a sprinkle south and east, otherwise mostly cloudy, lows i
'll show you how it can be done. >>> in tonight's green alert, unusual weather like hurricane sandy are fueling climate changes. recycling is a part of that equation and how to incorporate recycles terms in our economy. we have -- materials in our economy. we have a look at one company that's riding the wave. >> reporter: when it cooks up its designer countertops, recycled glass is the main ingredient. at a recycle factory in the old navy yard, they mix glass with concrete and pigment. the glass has to be super clean so it comes from unused extra bottles of companies like snapple and busch. >> they crush the glass into art specifications. >> reporter: this is what the recycled glass looks like when it arrives at the factory. the factory has used ten million pounds of it in the past decade. glass is ideal for recycling because it can be crushed and reused over and over. americans recycle three million tons of it a year. recyclable glass goes from companies and cush side toses pro -- curb sides to these plants. clear glass gets the highest price. managers wish they had more. >> we bel
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